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Senior Health & Wellbeing

Information and Resources for Senior Health and Wellbeing

During a person’s advancing years, regular attention to physical and mental health becomes very important. From light exercise and proper nutrition to consistent mental stimulation, seniors, like everyone else, need an active and health-conscious lifestyle to ensure optimal physical and mental wellbeing.

Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers to provide information about Senior Health and Wellbeing and related topics.

Self-Engagement in Wellbeing Enhances Quality of Life

Ensuring senior adults are actively involved in their own health and well-being is a priority for health professionals and policy makers.


Solving Sleep Problems in Seniors

Changes in sleep patterns, or what specialists call "sleep architecture", can occur as we age, and this may contribute to sleep problems


Combating PTSD during Heart Recovery

Sometimes fear and stress after a heart attack can develop into full-blown post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It’s critical that heart attack patients address stress if they want to improve their recovery rates.


Physical Activity Helps Manage Chronic Conditions

One of the best actions seniors can take to combat chronic disease is to get moving. Today almost 92% of seniors have at least one chronic condition and 77% have at least two. Chronic conditions are costly and are major contributors to disability and loss of independence.


Heart-Healthy Foods?

The concept that particular foods promote healthier hearts is not new. It is a fact that a well-balanced nutritional diet contributes to good health throughout a lifetime.


Can Male Stoicism be Bad for Health?

Fathers frequently provide solid, steadfast and silent strength throughout life. But, can this be harming their health?


Healthy Aging

The three sides to healthy aging: physical, mental and emotional aspects.


Living with Arthritis

With more than 100 forms of arthritis and other rheumatic diseases, approximately 52.5 million U.S. adults, 49.7% of which are aged 65 or older, struggle to manage daily tasks. Arthritis is currently the most common cause of disability in the U.S. and can prevent seniors from accomplishing the simplest tasks such a walking, preparing meals, picking up objects or even sitting for prolonged periods of time. Additionally, almost half of those with arthritis have other conditions, most commonly hear


Healthy Eye Care and Nutrition

Here are some practical diet tips that will help you to make planning, cooking and eating nutritious meals a pleasurable experience for everyone.


COPD and the Benefits of Exercise

Physical activity strengthens the heart and lungs, making it easier to breathe, and it can reduce the symptoms of COPD.



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